Spiritual advisor


#1

Is it wrong not to have a spiritual advisor? I go to many different priests for confession.


#2

It’s ok. God speaks to you through the mouth of whatever priest gives you advise in the sacrament of reconciliation. Although it’s to be noted that advice is not a necessary part of the sacrament. And if God wants you to have a spiritual director, He will give you one.


#3

There’s no requirement to have either a spiritual director or a regular confessor. However, if you feel that one would be helpful, then you should seek one out. There’s no “right” or “wrong” here.


#4

I have one myself. This was mostly because of the urging of fellow Catholics on a Catholic Facebook discussion group.

Some stated that, probably based on the nature of my posts there, that a spiritual director would be a good idea for me. Hence I went and found one.

So far it has been helpful. Unfortunately, my director seems to be a busy man and it has been awhile since I have been able to speak to him about my spiritual life (his parish used to have three priests but is now down to two…I think).

Pax Tecum.


#5

A person who suffers from scrupulosity should absolutely stick to one confessor who is aware of the problem.

Otherwise, having a single confessor can be helpful, but it is not necessary.


#6

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